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MSHA warns of winter mine safety hazards

Posted: 11/01/2013 - MSHA officials say lower barometric pressures and low humidity coupled with seasonal drying of surfaces on mine roofs, ribs and bottom increase the chances of an explosion.

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FAA says passengers can use gadgets on planes

Posted: 10/31/2013 - The new guidelines issued today by the Federal Aviation Administration will take effect airline by airline, once the FAA is convinced that an airline's planes are protected from electronic interference.

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New economic development plan for downtown Middlesboro

Posted: 10/31/2013 - Some Middlesboro business leaders and others in the city want to create 1,000 new jobs in the town in the next five years. That is just one of the goals listed in Discover Downtown Middlesboro's five year plan.

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Food stamp benefits to decrease

Posted: 10/31/2013 - Officials with the Agriculture Department say a family of four receiving food stamps will receive 36 dollars less a month. That is because a temporary benefit from the 2009 economic stimulus expires on Friday.

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McDonald's in 53 counties promoting GED test

Posted: 10/31/2013 - People dining at McDonald's restaurants in 53 Kentucky counties will be encouraged to take the GED test on customer tray liners that will also remind guests that the GED test is changing next year.

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100-year-old movie theater back in business

Updated: 10/31/2013 - On Wednesday night, folks in city of Bedham attended the Coal Miners Memorial Betty Howard Theater to watch the first movie played in nearly 50 years in an effort to raise money for the city.

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Red Sox win WS title, beat Cards 6-1 in Game 6

Updated: 10/31/2013 - Shane Victorino drove in four runs and John Lackey pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning as the Red Sox clinched a crown on their own field for the first time since 1918.

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Veterans make up growing share of federal workers

Posted: 10/31/2013 - The federal government says it hired the highest percentage of military veterans in more than two decades in fiscal year 2012, with veterans making up about 29 percent of the 195,000 new employees.

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Mother of rape victim worried after accused released on bond

Updated: 10/30/2013 - One eastern Kentucky man faces rape and attempted murder charges, but officials released him on bond. Now one Pike County mother says her daughter is scared for her life. However, the defendant's attorney told us the bond is doing its job.

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